A vulnerability was found in FFmpeg prior to 2.2rc-1. It has been classified as problematic. Affected is the function shorten_decode_frame of the component Bitstream Buffer. The manipulation leads to memory corruption. It is possible to launch the attack remotely. It is recommended to apply a patch to fix this issue.
CWE-787 - Out-of-Bounds Write
Out-of-bounds write vulnerability is a memory access bug that allows software to write data past the end or before the beginning of the intended buffer. This may result in the corruption of data, a crash, or arbitrary code execution.